Air Force combat helicopter crash-lands in Katsina
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its helicopter crashed in the process of landing while returning from an anti-banditry combat mission in the Northwest Theatre under Operation HADARAN DAJI. A statement on Wednesday in Abuja by NAF’s spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said that details of the cause of the incident, which occurred at the…
CAS tasks troops on readiness in fight against insurgency
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged officers and airmen engaged in the fight against insurgency to maintain highest level of combat-readiness at all times.
Defence chief charges commanders to end insurgency
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has charged commanders and their troops to improve operational performances to end Boko Haram insurgency.
NAF to take delivery of 12 newly acquired aircraft from U.S -CAS
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it would soon take delivery of 12 newly acquired aircraft from the United States as part of renewed efforts to end the insurgency in the Northeast.Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar stated this while inaugurating Modular Theatre at the 465 Nigeria Air Force Hospital in Kano on Saturday.
Always remain non-partisan, Buratai tells army officers
As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai has charged all army officers to always remain non-partisan under any circumstances.
Air Force urges prompt delivery of fighter jets
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has appealed to the United States-based manufacturers of the A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), to deliver the facilities to Nigeria in good time.
Air Force chief, senator mark Eid-el-Fitr with troops
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, chairman of the Senate Committee on the Nigerian Air Force, Senator Duro Faseyi, and other top NAF officers marked the Eid-el Fitr celebrations at the front-line to boost the morale of troops in the fight against insurgents in the Northeast. According to a statement signed by…
NAF deploys 150 Special Forces to Taraba
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday deployed 150 personnel of its special forces to its newly established 23 Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Nguroje, Sarduana Local Government Council in Taraba.
Air Force to deploy fighter gets, helicopters to Benue, others
Nigerian Air Force will soon deploy fighter gets, helicopter gunships and other military assets to curb current security challenges in Benue and Taraba states, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, said.